In our morning reading: thoughts on Kay Chronister’s new novel, Isaac Fitzgerald interviewed Stephanie Foo, and more.
Morning Bites: Charles Burns, Cristina Rivera Garza Interviewed, Literary Minneapolis, Sofia Samatar on 2017, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Charles Burns and Cristina Rivera Garza, Sofia Samatar on the literary year, and more.
Morning Bites: N.K. Jemisin Interviewed, Clarice Lispector’s Stories, Kendrick Lamar, La Luz’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with N.K. Jemisin and Monica Byrne, notes on Clarice Lispector’s short fiction, fiction from Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Rebecca Solnit, Juliet Escoria on Literary 2015, Patton Oswalt Interviewed, Charles Burns on Lovecraft, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Rebecca Solnit and Emily Gould, Charles Burns revisits H.P. Lovecraft, Juliet Escoria previews literary 2015, and more.
Where Album Covers Meet Great Comics
Earlier this year, Neko Case and Kelly Hogan released a collaborative single, “These Aren’t the Droids.” The cover art came via Lynda Barry, whose distinctive style can be seen in a host of books, and whose approach to teaching has been written about in the New York Times. This was the latest example of an artist known for their work in comics taking on an album cover. It’s far from the only one, though; read on for more examples of this kind of overlap.
Literary Schwag: The Believer wants you!
The Paris Review gave you a beach towel to subscribe, now The Believer wants to give you a beach blanket sized poster of Charles Burns’ drawn portraits if you subscribe or renew using promo code BP04. Aside from the fact that The Believer is always one of our favorite reads, do you understand how attractive these things will make your apartment look? Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.
Awesome: Gary Panter and Charles Burns Interviewed
Gary Panter and Charles Burns are interviewed together over at Indirect Collaboration.